Tim Adams details various cutaneous conditions that can present in horses during these seasons, as well as ways to treat them.33 mins
Sarah Gough and David Rendle discuss the diagnosis and treatment of mild and marked forms of the disease, including environmental management.
Samantha Castle discusses changes to the revalidation and training regime for equine official vets in her March Practice Notes column.17 mins
A common cause of death, colic is the clinical presentation of abdominal pain – and more than 100 disorders can result in the syndrome. Tim Mair offers practical guidance.
Finding a cause of equine lameness can be straightforward, but often evaluating poor performance and reaching a consensus on it can be a complex and time-consuming process for first-opinion practitioners.
David Rendle reviews a meeting of eight vets and researchers that convened to discuss ideal guidance for horse deworming.
Jacqui Matthews tackles a subject many equine vets do not find the easiest to raise with horse owners – even before anthelmintic resistance became an issue.
Tim Mair discusses the evaluation of horses showing clinical signs, challenges that can arise when choosing the appropriate treatment, and the need to promptly refer surgical cases.48 mins
Andy Durham takes a look at equine skin diseases, focusing on how to differentiate and treat them effectively.
Eleanor Kelly, a freelance journalist, details the topics discussed by expert speakers at a one-day CPD course attended by equine veterinarians.24 mins
A well-documented condition affecting young and adult horses, less is known about equine gastric ulceration syndrome and its pathogenesis in the foal. Lars Lerche Mortensen offers advice on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this condition.
Christian Byrne and Safia Barakzai present a case of a cob mare diagnosed with this uncommon finding, then discuss general diagnosis and treatment.
Danielle Marturello and Karen Perry investigate the problems of treating and managing this condition, using examples of available products. Includes video content.11 mins
Victoria Colgate and Richard Payne discuss the use of platelet-rich plasma and stem cell therapy in the management of this issue, as well as the need for research into more effective treatments.
Safia Barakzai looks at which cases can benefit from the use of this airway assessment technique in equine patients.
Patrick Pollock discusses how advances in imaging and overground endoscopy have improved the understanding of this issue, and how more efficacious therapies have enhanced horse welfare.28 mins
Samantha Castle describes the impact of a scorching summer and a beast of a winter on UK equines.
Nicola Menzies-Gow looks into drug therapy and managing clinical signs of this disease in horses to provide years of good quality life.
Jamie Prutton provides some pointers on how to guide owners about nutritional advice for horses deemed overweight or obese.